Sam and Ivy followed the restaurant owner.
“The bodyâ€™s back there.Â I’d rather not see it again.” He pointed at the back door. They opened the door and light spilled out. Reflections from the police bubble rotated colors across the face of the corpse.
Sam stared at the body. “What kind of wound leaves blisters around the edges?”
“I don’t know.Â Bishop said something about enzymes.” Ivy took a lollipop out her jacket pocket and unwrapped it.
Sam frowned. “How can you eat with that stink?”
Ivy grinned at him. “I’ve smelled that before. In Chicago.”
“Holy shit. He’s back?”
100 words only.
I like Ivy.
thank you, I do too. Anyone who can eat lollipops and grin around strangely murdered corpses…
Great piece, I really enjoyed it!
thank you 🙂
Good job. The Ivy’s lollypop tells the reader she’s calm, collected and has seen a lot.
and has a bit of a sweet tooth 🙂
Love it! And I want to know who it is that’s back, and what that means, so I hope you do expand this.
Thank you Erin – it just sort of fell out all in a piece but now that it’s here I may have to lay with it a bit 🙂
Yah…what Erin said. I’m wondering who is back, too! Is it a killer? Or is it the body? (strange zombie undead sort of corpse or something) Or someone else? Anyway, cool 100 words, and thanks for stopping by my effort as well. You were my first comment ever! Kinda made my night!!
Wow cool, I don’t think I have ever been the first commenter 🙂 thank you, I’m glad you liked it 🙂
Nice read, but me too, I am asking: Who is back?
sounds like a great beginning to a fun murder mystery!
Great mate, I love it! Like others, I’d love to see it longer.
thanks – I plan to expand on this later!
You did a great job of capturing Ivy’s personality in such a short space. Nicely done. She seems like a character who should be played with again. 🙂
I think so too. I like strong female characters!
Great story! 🙂